Location in Haryana, India
Kathura (India)
Coordinates: 29°05′10″N 76°34′55″E / 29.086°N 76.582°E / 29.086; 76.582Coordinates: 29°05′10″N 76°34′55″E / 29.086°N 76.582°E / 29.086; 76.582
Country India
State Haryana
District Sonipat
Elevation 222 m (728 ft)
Population (2011)
  Total 9,639
  Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 131301
Telephone code +91, 01263
ISO 3166 code IN-HR
Vehicle registration HR 11

Kathura (Hindi: कथुरा) is a large village in Sonipat district in Haryana state, India. It is located 13.2 kilometres (8.2 mi) south east of Gohana on state highway 16-A connecting Gohana and Meham and 50.2 kilometres (31.2 mi) from Sonepat.


Kathura is located at 29.086°N 76.582°E. Kathura has 26.70 km2 (10.30893sq mile) land area has an average elevation of 222 meters (728.346 feet).


Before partition there are some muslim also living happily and shared a great culture and brotherhood.[1]

There also found evidence of Rajputana Times in a pond near Govt. Se. Sec. School. [2]


As a block it contains 17 villages which had population of 72,709. Males constitute 54.33% of the population and females 45.67%. Area of Kathura Block is 205.01 square km. Location code or village code of Kathura(89) village is 059656. As per 2009 stats, Kathura village is also a gram panchayat. Gohana is nearest town to Kathura. Villages in Kathura Block are as Follows:

1. Nizampur (1) 2. Bhawar (2) 3. Gharwal (3) 4. Rindhana (4) 5. Dhanana Aladadpur (5) 6. Chhapra (6) 7. Kahalpa (7) 8. Bhanderi (8) 9. Madina (9) 10. Ahulana (10) 11. Banwasa (13) 12. Gudha(Part) (33) 13. Thaska (34) 14. Bhainswan Khurd (83) 15. Mirzapur Kheri (87) 16. Chhichhrana (88)

17. Kathura (89)

Population [3]

There are 1787 families residing in Kathura village has population of 9639 of which 5190 are males while 4449 are females as per Population Census 2011. In Kathura village population of children with age 0-6 is 1180 which makes up 12.24 % of total population of village.

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.31 % of total population in Kathura village. The village Kathura currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Sex Ratio

Average Sex Ratio of Kathura village is 857 which is lower than Haryana state average of 879. Child Sex Ratio for the Kathura as per census is 772, lower than Haryana average of 834.

Literacy Rate

Kathura village has higher literacy rate compared to Haryana. In 2011, literacy rate of Kathura village was 76.59 % compared to 75.55 % of Haryana. In Kathura Male literacy stands at 84.90 % while female literacy rate was 67.04 %.


1. Narwal (Dominating)

2. Nain

3. Kundu

4. Kataria

5. Vashist

Work Profile[4]

In Kathura village out of total population, 3422 were engaged in work activities. 73.50 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.50 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3422 workers engaged in Main Work, 1565 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 203 were Agricultural laborers.

Religious Places

1. Shiv Temple (शिव मंदिर)[5]: It is believed to be the oldest temple of the village dedicated to lord Shiva.

2. Hanuman Temple (हनुमान मंदिर)[6]: This is a new temple build recently.

3. Baba Madunath Aashram (बाबा मदुनाथ आश्रम)[7] :

4. Baba Laxman Puri Dera (बाबा लक्ष्मण पुरी देरा (मत्त))[8]:

5. Kandi Mata Temple (कंडी माता)[9]:

Notable Person

Sonu Narwal


Here is a list of educational institute in village kathura.

1. Govt. Sr. Sec. School[10]

2. Govt. Girls Sr. Sec. School[11]

3. I.T.I Kathura[12]

4. Kids Valley Convent School

5. R P S Public School


Both Public and Private Bus service are available within the village with a time interval of 15 minutes.

Nearby villages are Chiri(6.7km), Dhanana(8.1km), Chhapra(5.2km), Kahlpa (3.5km), Bhanderi(4.3km), Katwara(6.9km), Khidwali(10.1km), Sanghi(7.5km), Chhichhrana(7.7km), Mirjapur Kheri(9.6km)

Nearest Town are Gohana (13.2km), Sonepat(50.2km), Rohtak(26.9km via Khidwali & Chmariya),Lakhan Majra(12.3km), Meham(32.5km) India Capital - Delhi(99km via Gohana & Sonepat), State Capital - Chandigarh (221km via Gohana & Panipat),

Nearest Railways station are Rukhi (11.7km via Bhanderi and Chhicchhrana), Goahan (14.8km), Lakahan Majra (13.4km), Rohtak Junction (32.4km via Lakhan majra), Sonepat Junction(50.1km via Gohana)

Nearest Airports are Indira Gandhi International Airport Delhi (101km via Rohtak & Bhadurgarh), Chandigarh International Airport (217km via Panipat).


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